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Feb 15, 2013 11:00pm PST
invesents in google, and linked in, among others he started his career as a journalist at "time" magazine. i'm pleased to have him here at the table for the first time. >> thank you. >> rose: it he is a pleasure to you have at the table. >> likewise. >> rose: i want to go back to europement tell me about your grandfather and your father and coming here. >> so my-- both my parents were born in nazi, germany. or they were born in ger nanny. like a lot of other jews obviously the future wasn't there for them. and their parents organized their depar ture in the mid 1930s to britain. my mother and father didn't know each other at that point. they met later in britain. and both my mother and my father were lucky enough to get scholarships to attend high shool in the case of my mothernd th high school and university in the case of my father. and my mother's parents escaped from germany right at the end of august of 1939. and my father's parents, like a lot of the rest of the family never escaped. they were murdered. and like millions of others. but then my mother and father both made their lives af
Feb 19, 2013 4:30pm PST
sharply. a first for google: a print over $800 per share. today's 1.8% gain takes google over $800 a share to an all-time high. the stock is up 14% already this year. four of the five most actively traded exchange traded products were higher. the s&p 500 volatility note fell 4.3%, moving in the opposite direction of the broader market as it usually does. and that's tonight's "market focus >> susie: wall street's outsized paydays are getting smaller. average bonuses paid to wall street's bankers, traders and support staff in 2012 are down by more than a third, according to a survey from e-financial careers. the drop comes as financial services firms shift their focus to performance. >> the emphasis on risk and controlling risk and compensating people based on the risk they take is spreading further and further into the culture of wall street. >> reporter: also cutting into bonuses are more clawback clauses in employment contracts. those allow companies to go after bonuses if certain goals aren't met or violated. the use of ose clback measures jumped from 7% to 13% in 2012. the use of these
Feb 21, 2013 5:30pm PST
together high school students from around the country into a google hangout to talk about recent gun proposals that affect schools, the connection between video games and violence and what can beone to prevent mass shootings like the one that took place in newtown, connecticut. we asked him about recent proposals such as arming teachers. jacqueline is from texas. >> i wouldn't trust a teacher who's trained to teach to protect me. we also have three armed constants al our school and i would trust -- constables and i would trust somebody that is trained to protect me to protect me. so i feel safe with the constables and i feel like they can do the job better than a teacher. >> reporter: spencer baldwin is from shenandoah, iowa, a place he describes as a rural community with hunters and farmers. >> a lot of our teachers are already gun owners. they have conceal-and-carry permits. they've been trained to do that kind of thing and i think that having -- in every classroom wouldn't necessarily be a danger to the students at all. >> sreenivasan: students also talked about the changes they'v
Feb 19, 2013 5:30pm PST
, via google hangout. >> what we're seeing is that yesterday evening here local time around 7:45, eight armed robbers armed with machine guns drove on to the tarmac at brussels airport and stole $50 million worth of diamonds from an airplane that was about to stop. >> sreenivasan: this almost seems like a hollywood script. how long did this heist take? >> it only took three minutes so it must have been a very professional hit. no doubt about that. and prosecutors know they have to be very well prepared to do that. they basically opened a fence, they cut through the fence, they drove on to the tarmac where the diamonds were about to be loaded on to the plane and they at gunpoint demanded those diamonds and they drove off again not to be seen. >> sreenivasan: do the authorities have any leads? >> not at the moment. prosecutors are not saying anything. >> sreenivasan: put this in perspective. how many millions of dollars worth of diamonds are going out of this airplane? >> through the city of antwerp, which is the main diamond cartier in belgium, we have eight in every ten uncut diamond an
Feb 22, 2013 5:30pm PST
astronauts talk about whn they're hanging out in space? nasa held a google hangout with astronauts from the international space station. on art beat, jeffrey brown finishes his series on the oscar-nominated documentaries. he talked with the filmmakers of "five broken cameras." and we help you get ready for your oscar party with some hollywood cocktail history, etiquette and recipes. all that and more is on our website ray? >> suarez: and that's the "newshour" for tonight. on monday, we'll get some personal reflections on the 1965 voting rights act, as the supreme court takes up a major challenge to the bill. i'm ray suarez. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. "washington week" can be seen later this evening on most pbs stations. we'll see you online and again here monday evening. have a nice weekend. thank you and good night. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to
Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)